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M90 Grenade

M90 The M90 Grenade is a soft launched, nonfragmenting, pyrotechnic smoke dispenser. It is compatible with presently fielded 66 mm smoke grenade launchers. A salvo of four grenades conceals the host vehicle by producing an obscurant screen between the threat weapon and the host vehicle.


The M90 Grenade was Type Classified Standard in August 1997 and production began in FY98.


  • Obscures in the Visual and Near IR Portions of the Electromagnetic Spectrum
  • Ejectable Grenade; 66 mm Compatible
  • Nonfragmenting; Pyrotechnically Disseminated
  • Low Toxicity and Environmentally Safe
  • Effective Cloud Characteristics:
    • Deployment Time: 6 seconds
    • Deployment Range: 35 meters
    • Cloud Height: 2 meters
    • Cloud Width: 35 meters
    • Cloud Duration: 20 seconds
  • Physical Characteristics:
    • Length: 225 mm (9.87")
    • Diameter: 66 mm (2.6")
    • Weight: 1.12 kg (2.47 lb)
    • Fill: Terephthalic Acid

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